Q . When is the race?
A . The Yuengling Light Lager Jogger will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2019.
Q . What time does the race start?
A. The run/walk will begin promptly at 9:00am
Q . Where does the race start and finish?
A . The race will start and finish at the old Yuengling Brewery in Pottsville, PA
D.G. Yuengling and Son, Inc
501 Mahantongo Street
Q . How much does the race cost?
A. $40 plus an online processing fee.
Q . I missed signing-up for the race and it's now sold out! Is there a waiting list?
A . Yes, we have updated our process and we now have an automated waitlist.
You can join right from the race page: https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Pottsville/YuenglingLightLagerJogger5k
The SIGNUP button on the tile turns into a WAITING LIST button. You can enter the number of spots they would like to reserve and join the waiting list.
Q . I am no longer able to run in the race but I signed up. Can I get a refund or can I transfer my bib to someone else?
A . Yes, you can transfer your race bib to someone else. The deadline for all transfers is April 15, 2019 at midnight. No transfers will be processed after this date, at packet pickup, or on race day. No exceptions. All transfers are processed online and a $10.00 processing fee will be applied. The registered participant will need to log into their profile on Run SignUp and start the process of transferring the bib to a friend or family member.
Q . Can I run with a stroller or dog?
A . No, we love your kids and dogs too but our insurance policy will not allow any participants to run or walk with strollers or animals. Sorry, no exceptions.
Q . Where can I park?
A. Parking will be FREE to all runners on race day. You may park at the Manatongo Parking Garage, the Union Station lot, the 84 Lumber lot, the One Norweigan Plaza lot, and in the lot reserved for Ramada cutomers. Ample signage will be placed around lots on race day and volunteers will assist with traffic flow. See the 'FREE Parking' tab for a detailed and printable map.
Q . Who can participate in the race?
A . Runners and walkers of all levels can participate in the race. The event is perfect for running your fastest 5k or for those who are more interested in taking it easy and enjoying the brews.
Q . Will the race be timed?
A . Yes! The race will be professionally timed with the most advanced timing technology available. Timing to be completed by SVE Timing.
Q. Can someone else pickup my race packet for me at packet pickup?
A. Yes! We are here to make your life easier. Someone else make pickup your packet for you as long as they are able to show some form of verification to our staff.
-Email authorizing designated person to pickup your packet
-Copy of Driver's License
-Copy of the bib number email
Q . Will there be prizes awarded to the winners?
A . Yes, the top 3 overall males and females as well as the top 3 male and female age group winners will receive fantastic Yuengling prizes!
*in accordance with USATF standards, overall awards will be based on gun time only. Age group awards will be awarded based on chip time.
Q . What do I get for participating?
A . In addition to a well-organized event and volunteer support along the course, all participants will receive an official race t-shirt, virtual goodie bag, race bib with timing chip attached, two free Yuengling Light Lagers (for all participants 21 years of age+), and an official Yuengling Light Lager Jogger 5k pint glass.
Q . Can I take a tour of the brewery?
A . Of course! Here is the update brewery tour information for race weekend:
Thursday, April 25 at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm AND 1:30pm (not required to pre-register)
Friday, April 26 at 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 1:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm (not required to pre-register)
Saturday, April 27: There will NOT be race day tours available this year.
It is OSHA mandated that everyone touring the facility must have closed shoes, no sandals, flip flops, clogs, crocs, etc. are permitted due to OSHA regulations.
Gift Shop Hours:
Thursday, April 25 from 9am-4pm
Friday, April 26 from 9am-7pm
Saturday, April 27 8am-3pm